Meet Women Innovators in Foundation Industries (WINFI)

Join us for our first webinar and engage with Women Innovators in the Foundation Industries.

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10.00 - 11.00



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Chaired by Neelam Mughal (KTM Advanced Materials) and featuring five exciting and diverse panellists, you will hear from inspiring women innovators and their entrepreneurial journeys in innovation. We believe in their powerful ideas and in our role to raise their profile as thought leaders in these legacy industries.

The foundation industries produce materials that make up everything around us: metals, glass, paper, cements, ceramics and chemicals.

The Transforming Foundation Industries Challenge (TFI) seeks to leverage cross-sector collaboration to create step change in these industries through scale up of innovative technologies. The Challenge also looks to address the lack of diversity in these sectors, particularly the underrepresentation of women at senior leadership levels, and most notably in technical and operational roles.

Why should you watch the recording

  • Hear questions from fellow innovators
  • Get tips and advice
  • Challenge your assumptions
  • Celebrate the successes of TFI community members

Who this event is for

This event is open to any stakeholder (of any sex and gender) in the foundation industries supply chain, interested, involved or innovating in the field of energy and resource efficiency. This includes designers and manufacturers, waste management companies, materials innovators, digital innovators, government and policy representatives, third sector organisations, NGOs, and academic research teams.

Join us in this big conversation to hear our perspectives on female founders in the Foundation Industries.


Dr Holly Reeve – CEO & Co-founder of HydRegen
Arta Selmani – CEO & Co-founder of Mimicrete
Dr Zhixuan Wang – CEO and Co-founder of Algreen
Dr Assia Kasdi – CEO and co-founder of Milvus Advanced
Dr Natasha Boulding – CEO & Co-founder of Low Carbon Materials

Neelam Mughal

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